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The Treatment of Fetishism in An Adolescent with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder

Author(s): Hsueh-Ling Chang | Chia-Chi Chow

Journal: Chang Gung Medical Journal
ISSN 2072-0939

Volume: 34;
Issue: 04;
Start page: 440;
Date: 2011;
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Keywords: fetishism | attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) | adolescent

Fetishism is characterized by recurrent, intense sexual fantasy or behavior involving theuse of nonliving objects, such as women’s undergarments, over a period of at least sixmonths. This disorder occurs mostly in males and usually begins in adolescence. The neurobiological etiologies of fetishism remain unclear, and studies on treatment were limited. Wepresent a 14- year-old boy with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder with fetishisticbehavior who was treated successfully with 36 mg extended-release methylphenidate dailya n d 4 mo n t h s o f c o g n i t i v e – r a t i o n a l emo t i v e p s y c h o t h e r a p y

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